Baltimore Sun: Gov. Hogan issues stay-at-home order for Maryland to stop spread of the coronavirus

Marylanders may only leave their homes for essential work or urgent medical care, to get food or prescriptions or for other “absolutely necessary” reasons, Gov. Larry Hogan said March 30  under a new “stay-at-home” directive to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Md. jobless claims soar to unprecedented levels

More than 42,300 people filed first-time unemployment claims in Maryland, a number that vastly exceeds the highest period of claims during the Great Recession. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Regional business leaders urge federal stimulus package — now

A consortium of business groups in Maryland, Washington and Virginia are urging Congress to pass a stimulus package as quickly as possible. Continue reading
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Baltimore Sun: Police Commissioner Harrison discusses ‘squeegee kids’ and his 5-year crime plan with Baltimore’s business leaders

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison pushed back March 4 on calls for increased police pressure on the city’s so-called squeegee kids while telling city business leaders about his five-year crime plan. Continue reading
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GBC’s Donald C. Fry ‘heartened by growth in high-paying jobs’

The Daily Record: Baltimore Area Apartment Demand Stays Strong Despite Slower Job Growth Slow job growth proved a slight drag on the Baltimore metro area’s multifamily rent growth, but demand for rental properties remained solid, according to a report released by CBRE on Sept. 24. Rents year over year...
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